story by: Jon R. Anderson
photo courtesy of: Rob Curtis
A semi-serious look at surviving the undead horde
The U.S. government is now acknowledging what many have feared for years: The zombies are coming. Top officials are urging all Americans to prepare for war.
Assistant Surgeon General Rear Adm. Ali Khan, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s director of public health preparedness, issued an official warning May 16 on the Public Health Matters blog. It’s not a joke (although maybe it should be).
“When zombies are hungry, they won’t stop until they get food, which means you need to get out of town fast,” Khan wrote in his nationwide alert. “Plan where you would go and multiple routes you would take ahead of time so that the flesh eaters don’t have a chance.” Meanwhile, military planning is well underway — some of it serious, some if it humorous, and some of it not quite one or the other.
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